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“Is TMNT for you?”

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#14551 57 days ago

Rocky Horror is totally lost on me:

- It's a musical.
- I was 4.
- It was shown at midnight, which was way past my bedtime.
- Today, it's shown way past my bedtime again.

#14552 57 days ago
Quoted from oopsallberrys:

Would be cool if they did Jaws in a way that the player/pinball was the shark and you had to go around eating people for jackpots.

That’s a neat idea reminds me of Jaws unleashed which is essentially what happens in the PS2 game you are Bruce / JAWS.

But personally I’d like to see you rotating between characters Chief Brody, Hooper, Quint with modes to complete ultimately getting to a type of shot like No Good Goofers instead of a hole in one shot it’s the final “smile you son of a bitch” shot animation on LCD shark explodes while (disappears under playfield or behind backbox) , shaker simultaneously rumbles, LED flashing lights & all lights completely shut off momentarily to hide the shark mechanics as it disappears. After the lighting comes back on its mainly all Red / blue representing the blood and swimming back to shore.

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#14553 57 days ago

My bet is on Bond or Jaws next

#14554 57 days ago

I hope they get all content for what ever is next. A lot of the time what takes these sterns to the next level is enthusiasts putting real content in the pin like JP and GOTG

#14555 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

Id like to have a OG BK. I wouldnt say its the best of the 3 by any means with no depth to code but id like it to have a piece of history. Honestly if i wanted a split level id rather have Pharaoh, Grand Lizard, Solar Fire, or Jungle Lord though.
Back on topic. Godzilla, Top Gun, Bond, and Queen coming this year.

Bond and Top Gun would be very difficult for me to pass on. I'll be happy if one of the two actually happens, though.

#14556 57 days ago
Quoted from Utesichiban:

Bond and Top Gun would be very difficult for me to pass on. I'll be happy if one of the two actually happens, though.

Ive heard more hints of Top Gun actually then Bond. One of the distributors has some clues in his podcasts just got to listen to little Easter eggs they throw in there shows.

Personally i dont want a Top Gun or Godzilla. If it was up to me id do a Goonies, Harry Potter, Bond, and ready for it....Fortnite with online multiplayer, it would be the next step in pinball going online with friends in squads and battling through a pinball machine. You want new eyes and a bigger future for pinball in general thats the game to make. All the old heads here would lose there mind but the new players it would bring in would be immense.

#14557 57 days ago
Quoted from Guinnesstime:

Rocky Horror is totally lost on me:
- It's a musical.
- I was 4.
- It was shown at midnight, which was way past my bedtime.
- Today, it's shown way past my bedtime again.

That movie gives me flu like symptoms

#14558 57 days ago

I’d rather see The Book of Mormon before Rocky Horror. But in all seriousness, I want to see Tremors or There Will Be Blood.

#14559 57 days ago

Stern can you please release something soon!

Either that or Chicago gaming...

#14560 57 days ago
Quoted from Utesichiban:

Bond and Top Gun would be very difficult for me to pass on. I'll be happy if one of the two actually happens, though.

All in on Top Gun.

Top Gun school
Stay above the hard deck
Jester's Dead
Inverted vs. Migs (reverse flippers)
Jetwash Frenzy
Volleyball video mode
Hops galore
Michael Ironside Custom Callouts
Great Balls of Fire

#14561 57 days ago
Quoted from V8haha:

Stern can you please release something soon!
Either that or Chicago gaming...

3-22or23-21 I believe we will have an announcement.

I am going with Godzilla.

#14562 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

Ive heard more hints of Top Gun actually then Bond. One of the distributors has some clues in his podcasts just got to listen to little Easter eggs they throw in there shows.
Personally i dont want a Top Gun or Godzilla. If it was up to me id do a Goonies, Harry Potter, Bond, and ready for it....Fortnite with online multiplayer, it would be the next step in pinball going online with friends in squads and battling through a pinball machine. You want new eyes and a bigger future for pinball in general thats the game to make. All the old heads here would lose there mind but the new players it would bring in would be immense.

Thanks for the details. I'm all in on Top Gun if they have enough of the assets including the better songs from the soundtrack (Danger Zone, Top Gun anthem).

I'm still skeptical as I've heard little to no smoke here or elsewhere about Top Gun but maybe you're on ro something.

No interest here in Godzilla as well which I'm pretty sure will be the next Stern announcement.

#14563 57 days ago
Quoted from Guinnesstime:

All in on Top Gun.
Top Gun school
Stay above the hard deck
Jester's Dead
Inverted vs. Migs (reverse flippers)
Jetwash Frenzy
Volleyball video mode
Hops galore
Michael Ironside Custom Callouts
Great Balls of Fire

To me, Top Gun is an ideal theme for a fast paced pinball machine. A lot of directions and things they can use to design the game.

#14564 57 days ago
Quoted from Utesichiban:

To me, Top Gun is an ideal theme for a fast paced pinball machine. A lot of directions and things they can use to design the game.

It can literally follow the movie storyline, or JUST be climbing the ranks in Top Gun school or JUST be combat. Lots to do.

#14565 57 days ago

Talk to me Goose!

#14566 57 days ago
Quoted from Guinnesstime:

All in on Top Gun.
Top Gun school
Stay above the hard deck
Jester's Dead
Inverted vs. Migs (reverse flippers)
Jetwash Frenzy
Volleyball video mode
Hops galore
Michael Ironside Custom Callouts
Great Balls of Fire

Added 3 more:

Carnal knowledge of a women this time. > Video mode and sing along (add a mic).

Fist pump motorcycle video mode (press both flippers as fast as you can to race your bike, while pressing the action button when you can to fist pump).

Landing on the aircraft carrier video mode (use the one from NES video game, that was impossible to land). Use flipper buttons to move left and right and the action button to pull up when about to land.

#14567 57 days ago
Quoted from Utesichiban:

To me, Top Gun is an ideal theme for a fast paced pinball machine. A lot of directions and things they can use to design the game.

Quoted from Guinnesstime:

It can literally follow the movie storyline, or JUST be climbing the ranks in Top Gun school or JUST be combat. Lots to do.

Quoted from greenstreet:

Talk to me Goose!

I hope for you guys there is a Highway to the Danger Zone coming out soon. Put the same team that did TMNT on it with Borg going for pure speed like he did with turtles and Dwight with his great moments. You would think Ritchie for speed and flow but Borg i think would give us a better game i think personally. I doubt Elwin would be on Top Gun and Yeti would be a waste on Top Gun, its one pin that photo realism would be good on with fighter jets but please dont have Tom Cruise staring at me, lol! Ill keep my ears on the podcast for more Easter eggs and if i hear anything ill let you guys know.

#14568 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

I hope for you guys there is a Highway to the Danger Zone coming out soon. Put the same team that did TMNT on it with Borg going for pure speed like he did with turtles and Dwight with his great moments. You would think Ritchie for speed and flow but Borg i think would give us as better game i think personally. I doubt Elwin would be on Top Gun and Yeti would be a waste on Top Gun, its one pin that photo realism would be good on with fighter jets but please dont have Tom Cruise staring at me, lol! Ill keep my ears on the podcast for more Easter eggs and if i hear anything ill let you guys know.

Id vote Elwin to design it and Lyman on the code.

#14569 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

I hope for you guys there is a Highway to the Danger Zone coming out soon. Put the same team that did TMNT on it with Borg going for pure speed like he did with turtles and Dwight with his great moments. You would think Ritchie for speed and flow but Borg i think would give us a better game i think personally. I doubt Elwin would be on Top Gun and Yeti would be a waste on Top Gun, its one pin that photo realism would be good on with fighter jets but please dont have Tom Cruise staring at me, lol! Ill keep my ears on the podcast for more Easter eggs and if i hear anything ill let you guys know.

The good news is it's not Tom Cruise. It's Capt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell staring at you.

I'm all in on the TMNT team taking it on. It's a fantastic pin.

#14570 57 days ago

Have a look at the Van Halen 1986 Album cover,, lifting a silver ball???
a sign from above for the next Stern!!! 5150

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#14571 57 days ago
Quoted from PiperPinball:

Id vote Elwin to design it and Lyman on the code.

I highly doubt that combo will ever happen. Not that i dont think it would be great.

#14572 57 days ago
Quoted from PiperPinball:

Id vote Elwin to design it and Lyman on the code.

Quoted from Phbooms:

I highly doubt that combo will ever happen. Not that i dont think it would be great.

I think, more than anything, it would be a waste of each of their talents considering they both seem to excel at creating deep, balanced rule sets. To me, it's kind of like saying, "I sure wish Ritchie and Borg could design a fast, flowy layout together."

#14573 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

I hope for you guys there is a Highway to the Danger Zone coming out soon. Put the same team that did TMNT on it with Borg going for pure speed like he did with turtles and Dwight with his great moments. You would think Ritchie for speed and flow but Borg i think would give us a better game i think personally. I doubt Elwin would be on Top Gun and Yeti would be a waste on Top Gun, its one pin that photo realism would be good on with fighter jets but please dont have Tom Cruise staring at me, lol! Ill keep my ears on the podcast for more Easter eggs and if i hear anything ill let you guys know.

agreed, no Tom Cruise. But I like the idea of Meg being glad to see me.

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#14574 57 days ago
Quoted from Guinnesstime:

All in on Top Gun.
Top Gun school
Stay above the hard deck
Jester's Dead
Inverted vs. Migs (reverse flippers)
Jetwash Frenzy
Volleyball video mode
Hops galore
Michael Ironside Custom Callouts
Great Balls of Fire

They don't do video modes on Spike games, do they?

#14575 57 days ago

Meh

#14576 57 days ago
Quoted from mrclean:

That’s a neat idea reminds me of Jaws unleashed which is essentially what happens in the PS2 game you are Bruce / JAWS.
But personally I’d like to see you rotating between characters Chief Brody, Hooper, Quint with modes to complete ultimately getting to a type of shot like No Good Goofers instead of a hole in one shot it’s the final “smile you son of a bitch” shot animation on LCD shark explodes while (disappears under playfield or behind backbox) , shaker simultaneously rumbles, LED flashing lights & all lights completely shut off momentarily to hide the shark mechanics as it disappears. After the lighting comes back on its mainly all Red / blue representing the blood and swimming back to shore. [quoted image]

I love Jaws, but I’m concerned Stern might add a fin to the plastic zeppelin toy and call it good.

#14577 57 days ago
Quoted from bobukcat:

They don't do video modes on Spike games, do they?

There's one on Star Wars

#14578 57 days ago
Quoted from PinMonk:

They could stick the clips for ""Dr Scott", "Janet", "Brad", "Rocky", "Ughh" and have that round robin callout sequence you can create on the fly in the order you want.
Peekaboo 2 ball multiball with Columbia doing the peekaboo every time you get a combo.
Riff Raff and Magenta celebrating with that weird hands to elbows thing when you drain would be funny.
So many possibilities.
The two deleted scenes could be worked back in. They kind of ruin the flow in the movie, but would be good content for the pin.

Not to mention.
The lips
The elevator
The time warp!
Missed opportunities for pinball.

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#14579 57 days ago
Quoted from bobukcat:

They don't do video modes on Spike games, do they?

Star Wars did, but to be fair it was terrible.

I'm still pro video modes if they're done well. Really surprised STh didn't do a Dracula-like shooting mode with all three buttons and demodogs.

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#14580 57 days ago

T-H-E M-A-T-R-I-X PLEASE!

#14581 57 days ago
Quoted from bobukcat:

They don't do video modes on Spike games, do they?

Ghostbusters, GOT, and SW do. Maybe it's a Dwight thing now.

#14582 57 days ago
Quoted from Guinnesstime:

All in on Top Gun.
Top Gun school
Stay above the hard deck
Jester's Dead
Inverted vs. Migs (reverse flippers)
Jetwash Frenzy
Volleyball video mode
Hops galore
Michael Ironside Custom Callouts
Great Balls of Fire

You forgot "You've lost that lovin' feelin'" multiball

#14583 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

Ghostbusters, GOT, and SW do. Maybe it's a Dwight thing now.

All three of those are unfortunately terrible, boring video modes. I even forgot about the Ghostbusters one that's like the Dracula shooting mode in molasses because I never play it (always choose the guessing game).

I totally want Xaqery and the other designers to keep trying to make a great video mode, but give them to a programmer on their team with the time that really wants to make a great, quick, fun video mode to grind away one it until it's great.

It has been done, so it's not impossible. Fish Tales is good, Indy's is classic, Dracula with some randomness is fine, AfM is fun (with the cow extras, too). And on SPIKE they have a nice, large color screen with better resolution, so it's just a matter of time before someone nails it.

#14584 57 days ago
Quoted from PinMonk:

Star Wars did, but to be fair it was terrible.

Nope...it was pretty great. The FIRST 100 times...

Compare it to what they tried with Game of Thrones, and you realize just how good it really was.

#14585 57 days ago
Quoted from beelzeboob:

Nope...it was pretty great. The FIRST 100 times...
Compare it to what they tried with Game of Thrones, and you realize just how good it really was.

Yeah it was all right initially, but it was just a ripoff of Silpheed combined with Gyruss and just slowed the game down once it wasn't really fun anymore (which was pretty quickly).

#14586 57 days ago
Quoted from PinMonk:

Yeah it was all right initially, but it was just a ripoff of Silpheed combined with Gyruss and just slowed the game down once it wasn't really fun anymore (which was pretty quickly).

I thought it was a rip off of Timeshock video mode but that video mode is fun.

#14587 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

I thought it was a rip off of Timeshock video mode but that video mode is fun.

Nah. Timeshock you're in tubes where Silpheed and SW video mode everything is coming from a central point on the screen.

#14588 57 days ago
Quoted from PinMonk:

Nah. Timeshock you're in tubes where Silpheed and SW video mode everything is coming from a central point on the screen.

Ill have to look up Silpheed ive never heard of it.

Edit- I see, yes very similar to Silpheed

#14589 57 days ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:T-H-E M-A-T-R-I-X PLEASE!

That would be cool!

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#14590 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

Ghostbusters, GOT, and SW do. Maybe it's a Dwight thing now.

So SW is the only one with the LCD screen to have video then. I'm not surprised I've never seen it as I really don't like that game at all.

#14591 57 days ago

Looking on the BTTF forum and someone says they have seen parts and will be released in the next 2 weeks can only hope.

#14592 57 days ago
Quoted from mighteagle:

Looking on the BTTF forum and someone says they have seen parts and will be released in the next 2 weeks can only hope.

Ooooh...link?

#14593 57 days ago

Taken from the BTTF forum on pinside
A buddy of mine said he saw some finished parts from the Stern Back to the Future and Stern is scheduled to release it within the next two weeks due to the deadline. He knows I’m a huge Back to the Future fan and he knows I like pinball. He actually never discussed pinball with me before but his line of work gave him a visual of BTTF and knows I would get excited about that news. So he said he liked what he saw, not the whole machine but certain parts. He said could be released as early as this week if all goes well. He did show me one picture, and I’m excited, but can’t really tell what the game will look like.

#14594 57 days ago
Quoted from mighteagle:

Taken from the BTTF forum on pinside
A buddy of mine said he saw some finished parts from the Stern Back to the Future and Stern is scheduled to release it within the next two weeks due to the deadline. He knows I’m a huge Back to the Future fan and he knows I like pinball. He actually never discussed pinball with me before but his line of work gave him a visual of BTTF and knows I would get excited about that news. So he said he liked what he saw, not the whole machine but certain parts. He said could be released as early as this week if all goes well. He did show me one picture, and I’m excited, but can’t really tell what the game will look like.

So would BTTF be Lyman's next "premium priced" machine with Borg design? Will it be Stern or a Kapow money grab?

I'm certainly more interested in a BTTF than a Godzilla.

#14595 57 days ago
Quoted from mighteagle:

Taken from the BTTF forum on pinside
A buddy of mine said he saw some finished parts from the Stern Back to the Future and Stern is scheduled to release it within the next two weeks due to the deadline. He knows I’m a huge Back to the Future fan and he knows I like pinball. He actually never discussed pinball with me before but his line of work gave him a visual of BTTF and knows I would get excited about that news. So he said he liked what he saw, not the whole machine but certain parts. He said could be released as early as this week if all goes well. He did show me one picture, and I’m excited, but can’t really tell what the game will look like.

Huge prediction here! Here's some awesome logic on why I am 3% convinced that this is actually happening:

1. Right before stranger things was released Brian Eddy kept dropping super obvious hints on a podcast that he was working on a Bill and Ted's most excellent Adventure pin. These clues were so obvious that I knew for sure we would not be seeing a Bill and Ted Pin.
2. But . . . Bill and Ted involves time travel and get this, so does Back to the Future!
3. Clearly, Brian Eddy has been working on a Back to the Future pin. Not sure of any other logical conclusion

#14596 57 days ago
Quoted from Phbooms:

The theme yes but layouts compared to BK and BK2000 not even close, i thought we were talking layouts. The Knight on BKSOR is the best toy ever in pinball and ive never seen him on any other games have you? No ramps on BKSOR that feed the flippers, no real flow on it either except the orbit. Has a physical ball lock in the catapult. Have you played a BKSOR premium? If you havent or have but didnt play it much you should revisit it, its a great game that caught me off guard once i got to dig into it some. Check out Bro do you talk pinball Nicks recent revisit review on the game he can articulate much better then i can.

I was a hard pass on BKSOR the entire first year it was out. Tried it several times, pro and premium and thought it was a frustrating dog. I played the LE more recently and changed my mind. You need to understand the code and the risk/rewards for certain shots. BKSOR is a good game. The knight is awesome.

#14597 57 days ago
Quoted from iloveplywood:

Huge prediction here! Here's some awesome logic on why I am 3% convinced that this is actually happening:
1. Right before stranger things was released Brian Eddy kept dropping super obvious hints on a podcast that he was working on a Bill and Ted's most excellent Adventure pin. These clues were so obvious that I knew for sure we would not be seeing a Bill and Ted Pin.
2. But . . . Bill and Ted involves time travel and get this, so does Back to the Future!
3. Clearly, Brian Eddy has been working on a Back to the Future pin. Not sure of any other logical conclusion

Joe Kaminkow(sp?) has hinted at the bttf license in the past. If he got it, it would be a kapow game. Joe worked with Gomez on BM66, has mentioned “hypothetically” that if he got the Hp license he would work on It with Gomez. That indicates to me that BTTF would be a kapow by Gomez

#14598 57 days ago
Quoted from mighteagle:

Taken from the BTTF forum on pinside
A buddy of mine said he saw some finished parts from the Stern Back to the Future and Stern is scheduled to release it within the next two weeks due to the deadline. He knows I’m a huge Back to the Future fan and he knows I like pinball. He actually never discussed pinball with me before but his line of work gave him a visual of BTTF and knows I would get excited about that news. So he said he liked what he saw, not the whole machine but certain parts. He said could be released as early as this week if all goes well. He did show me one picture, and I’m excited, but can’t really tell what the game will look like.

Freaking sweet! I hope this turns out to be true!

#14599 57 days ago
Quoted from jdoz2:

Joe Kaminkow(sp?) has hinted at the bttf license in the past. If he got it, it would be a kapow game. Joe worked with Gomez on BM66, has mentioned “hypothetically” that if he got the Hp license he would work on It with Gomez. That indicates to me that BTTF would be a kapow by Gomez

Pretty sure Joe said if he had HP he would design it himself. There's just not enough data to make anything but a guess on who the designer for a studio title or kapow title would be. (BM66, E:HOH and Beatles are the three)

#14600 57 days ago
Quoted from Hypercoaster:

Pretty sure Joe said if he had HP he would design it himself. There's just not enough data to make anything but a guess on who the designer for a studio title or kapow title would be. (BM66, E:HOH and Beatles are the three)

Yes, but the next sentence or two he mentioned if it wasn’t him he would work with Gomez in that same interview.

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